March 5, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

County Addresses Routine Matters

Looks for better return on bond portion of pension plan

The Fulton County commissioners tackled a variety of agenda items Tuesday, including sitting down with several department heads.  As presented by Fulton County veterans affairs coordinator Ed Stenger, the commissioners agreed to order 3,096 smal More...

Local & State

Lights, Camera, Blossom! Disney Films Inspire Floral Fantasy

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Lights, camera ... blossom!  Floral and garden designers are paying homage to Disney and Pixar films at the Philadelphia Flower Show, which opens Saturday with the theme “Celebrate the Movies.’’  More...

More Than 100 Attend Daddy/ Daughter Dance

Fathers had the opportunity to escort some very special young ladies to a magical night of dancing Friday at the first annual Daddy/Daughter Dance. More...

Johnston Announces Candidacy For County Commissioner

Lifelong Fulton County resident Paul M. Johnston has announced his candidacy for Fulton County commissioner. More...

Letters

Grateful To All!

To The Editor:  The Pennsylvania Farm Bureau has recently concluded its annual commemoration of the Farmers Care Event, which is coordinated with the gathering of food, household items and monetary donations for a very, very worthy cause.  More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Vehicle Overturns   A southbound 1994 Mazda struck a culvert and overturned along Sipes Mill Road Saturday morning, blocking both lanes of travel, state police said. Driver Michael A. Barnard, 39, of Warfordsburg, was not injured in the 2:51 a. More...

Entertainment

Forbes Road To Present “Beauty And The Beast”

Forbes Road High School invites all to step into the enchanted world of Broadway’s modern classic, Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” March 12-14.  More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION  Free Movie Free movie Friday, March 6, at 6:10 p.m., in the library’s community room. Please call the library at 485- 5327 to find out what’s playing.   More...

Family

In Memory

PEFFER   In memory of Edward Peffer, March 4, 1930 – April 22, 2013:  These hands ain’t the hands of a gentleman  These hands are calloused and old  These hands raised a family  These hands raised a home  No More...

CARDS OF THANKS

DANIELS  A special thank you to all who sent cards and also to those who helped Ira Daniels celebrate his 99th birthday.  Also a very special now and belated thank you to all the churches, neighbors and friends who have helped and still are More...

Medical Center Adds Oncologists To Staff

Fulton County Medical Center Specialty Services is pleased to announce that the hematology/ oncology specialists of Andrews & Patel Associates, Harrisburg, began seeing patients earlier this month at Fulton County Medical Center. More...

County 911 Issues Discussed At Eich Town Hall Meeting

Two dozen in attendance

Pensions and public safety ruled the conversation at the Hustontown Firehall last Wednesday when state Sen. John H. Eichelberger staged his first Fulton County town meeting of the year.  More...

Obituaries

Marvin L. Buterbaugh

Linville, Va., 76

Marvin L. Buterbaugh, 76, Linville, Va., died suddenly at home, Wednesday, February 25, 2015.  He was born April 1, 1938, in Big Cove Tannery, Pa., son of the late Melvin Arthur and Evelyn Mellott Buterbaugh.  More...

Sara Hill

Waynesboro, 64

Sara “Jane” (Seville) Hill, 64, Waynesboro, Pa., died Friday, February 27, 2015, in Shippensburg Health Care Center, Shippensburg.  Born October 4, 1950, in McConnellsburg, she was the youngest child born to the late Lloyd and Gladys More...

Glenn A. Moffatt

Saint Thomas, 84

Glenn A. Moffat, 84, Saint Thomas, died at his home Wednesday, February 25, 2015.  He was born in Dudley, August 24, 1930, a son of the late Iva Marie (Donaldson) and Glenn Gilbert Moffat. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago  From The Files Of March 2, 1995  ’95   More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Norman Osterhoudt, 50 on February More...

Sports

SF Defeated In District Championship Match

Will face thirdplace Vincentian Academy Friday at UPJ

Southern Fulton only managed to break double digits during one period Friday during the championship round of District 5-A playoffs.  Losing the title match by the final score of 48-33 to Shanksville, the Indians received 10 and eight points, re More...

Basketball Playoff Action

Spartans Advance Over Conemaugh   McConnellsburg 49  Conemaugh Township 45  More...

Racing Roundup

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Church News

Lent Schedule

Lent services will be held at the following churches:  March 8: Laurel Ridge with Rev. Williams.  March 15: Mt. Tabor with Rev. Hamilton.  March 22: Fort Littleton Bible Church with Rev. More...

Revival

Revival services with Dr. William Jeffcoat will be held March 14 at 6:30 p.m. Sunday evening and 7 p.m. Monday thru Wednesday at Calvary Independent Baptist Church, 140 McGoverns Lane, McConnellsburg   More...